ASUS Introduces a Series of Desktops with the 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
ASUS today announces a series of desktop PCs featuring the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor. Powerful and versatile, there is a desktop to cater to each type of user, with the ROG TYTAN CG8580 for the hardcore gamers, the CG8270 and CM6870 for the tech-savvy crowd, while the ET2411 and ET2701 All-in-One PC are for those looking for hassle-free PC entertainment.
These ASUS desktops also feature Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0; high definition graphics with DirectX® 11, and Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology. In addition, LucidLogix Virtu MVP accelerates graphics performance by up to 60% and triples video conversion speeds.
Supreme gaming with the ROG TYTAN CG8580
Featuring a stealth submarine-inspired design, the CG8580 houses the Intel® Core™ i7-3770K processor clocked at 4.6 GHz. It has a one-touch Turbo Gear button for instant overclocking without having to reboot or alter BIOS settings.
A NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX680 graphics card provides unprecedented 4-display capabilities with 3D Vision Surround plus one extra display. The CG8580 also features additions like 2GB GDDR5 video memory, GPU Boost which maximizes clock speed, and Adaptive Vertical Sync for optimized frame rates for true-to-life images at 2560 x 1600 resolutions. These are complemented by Dolby Surround Sound and a Xonar DX audio card for audio that is 35x cleaner than those offered by onboard codecs. In addition, twin 128 GB SATA 3 SSD with RAID 0 gives users four times greater data access speeds than generic HDDs.
A 5-way vent and liquid cooling system offer efficient and silent heat dissipation — perfect for marathon gaming sessions.
Smart Digi+ Technology works in tandem with the TurboV Processing Unit to give an exceptional increase in CPU overclocking performance and control; while Wi-Fi Go! provides multimedia streaming to portable devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks.
Supreme home entertainment with the ET2411 and ET2701 All-in-One PCs
ASUS All-in-One PCs bring an added touch of aesthetic beauty when it comes to home entertainment.
The ET2411’s simple, precise lines result in an elegant space-saving design. A low-profile easel-inspired stand aids in cable management, ensuring a clutter-free workspace.
On top of that stand sits a 23.6” Full HD, LED-backlit display that is ideal for 16:9 videos in high definition (1920 x 1080). That visual performance comes by way of a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT630M graphics processor which easily handles the most intense loads. The addition of a Blu-ray drive adds another avenue through which users can enjoy multimedia entertainment.
When it comes to control, the ET2411 comes with a multi-touch interface that contributes to a more intuitive web surfing experience. It also features touch-enhanced software that allows users to easily browse through their music, video, and image files.
The iF Design Award-winning ET2701 features a 27” Full HD 1920 x 1080 LED display and a frameless ultra-slim design that is just 3cm at its edge and 7cm at its thickest part.
It features a 178˚ wide view angle VA panel that provides crystal clear images from any angle. It sports the NVIDIA GT640M graphics processor that enables users to enjoy Blu-ray quality HD visuals on a large screen.
Both the ET2411’s and ET2701’s visual prowess are matched by their ability to reproduce life-like audio thanks to SonicMaster technology, where a finely-tuned digital signal processor reproduces every note in pristine clarity with zero distortion. DTS Surround Sensation™ technology ll enhances vocals and low frequency sounds to deliver a realistic 3D multi-channel listening experience through built-in speakers or headphones. To complete the experience, a tailor-made 10W subwoofer drums up deep rich bass.
The ET2411 and ET2701 can also double up as TVs or monitors. Plug N’ Play TV lets users plug a cable connection to watch TV, with users being able to switch channels through its accompanying remote control. The inclusion of HDMI and VGA input ports also lets these all-in-one PCs act as a 24” or 27” Full HD LED displays for a laptop or game consoles.
Superior multitasking and multimedia capabilities with the CG8270 and CM6870
The CG8270 and CM6870 both aim to provide users with unmatched gaming, multitasking, and multimedia capabilities.
These desktops deliver top-notch performance with 3D-enabled graphics, DirectX 11, Blu-ray, and 7.1 channel surround sound; while files can easily be shared through a rich array of input/output options like USB 3.0, SATA 6G, or the free 3GB of ASUS WebStorage space. External devices like smartphones, tablets, and cameras can also be recharged in double quick time by AI Suite II even when the PC is turned off.
The addition of ASUS Audio Maker also provides users with an audio suite in which they can easily cut, mix, and create their own songs even if they lack the technical knowhow. These audio clips can also be incorporated into songs and videos, which can then be shared online easily.
In spite of all this performance, system stability is not compromised thanks to Smart Cooling Technology, which lowers system temperatures by as much as 11.4°C while the Q-Fan intelligently adjusts CPU fan speeds according to system loads. The ASUS-exclusive Energy Processing Unit (EPU) reduces overall energy consumption by 40% when compared to other PCs. In addition, ASUS Instant On features a hotkey-enabled Eco mode that provides up to 98% in energy savings. Instant On also enables 2-second resume from sleep mode; while keeping data safe and secure.
Quality with style - No.1 Windows-based desktops in reliability and customer satisfaction
ASUS desktops reflect a tradition of the finest product quality, innovation, and longevity. Based on PCWorld USA’s 2011 and 2010 Reliability and Service surveys, users ranked ASUS as the leading choice for Windows® desktops both years, citing high satisfaction due to reliability, value, and quiet operation. ASUS desktops received further praise for performance, design, upgradability, and connectivity
The iF and Red Dot award-winning ROG TYTAN CG8580’s aggressive lines are inspired by the cutting-edge lines of submarines and stealth battleships; with each design element serving a specific function. It features a DEFCON indicator which informs the user of the system’s overclocking modes through a series of red and blue LEDs. It also features a mechanical gate which conceals the drive bays and hot swap HDDs.
The CG8270 features a sleek tower design which provides easy access to top IOs; the unique titled chassis design features an LED-backlit ASUS nameplate, brushed aluminum panel, large venting areas and is finished in high quality liquid paint. The CM6870 soft curves are inspired by the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai; its simple lines and polished black finish are designed to appeal to those with discerning taste.
With their ultra-slim, space-saving designs, the ET2411 and ET2701 All-in-One PCs provides a clutter-free workspaces, not to mention stunning audio visual capabilities.
PCWorld USA 2011 Survey
PCWorld USA 2010 Survey